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The Value(?) of Credentials: What do they really tell us?

April 19, 2013

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Over the past quarter century, North American society  has undergone a profound education creep. This is evident in the fact that more and more students are entering university, but also in my impression of the seemingly endless number of new degree programs and industry certifications that have emerged. While the world is no doubt a […]

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When Government’s Back Down: Lessons about Sex

May 6, 2010

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When governments back down from a policy announcement or change it has the media image of the people’s will being brought to bear against an out of touch government; something, perhaps, to applaud. When governments back down from a policy, especially when they did not know they were going against the “public” will, it is […]

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